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Outbuildings and Wall to East of Edge Knoll Farmhouse, Hamsterley

Description: Outbuildings and Wall to East of Edge Knoll Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111853

OS Grid Reference: NZ1330931767
OS Grid Coordinates: 413309, 531767
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6808, -1.7951

Location: Hamsterley, Durham DL13 3PF

Locality: Hamsterley
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL13 3PF

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Listing Text

NZ13SW (East side)

11/52 Outbuildings and
wall to east of
Edge Knoll Farmhouse
Barn, stable, cartshed, byre and storage; fold-yard walls. Early to late C18
with C19 alterations. Sandstone rubble, with boulder plinth, quoins and ashlar
dressings; roofs Welsh slate, stone flags, corrugated iron and corrugated
asbestos. U-plan. Inner return of left range 2 storeys, 6 and 3 bays, and one
storey, one bay; one-storey, 4-bay rear range; right range one storey, 6 bays
on inner return with lower one-bay pent extension to sixth bay; fold-yard wall,
with wide central opening, bisects enclosed space.

First build at front of left range has flat stone lintels over boarded doors in
second and fifth bays, and Dutch door in fourth bay; boarded loft door to eaves
height in third bay; similar lintels over 3 ground-floor and 2 first-floor
partly-glazed openings, some with hit-and-miss ventilators. First-floor blank
in 2 right end bays except for 2 vent slits; Welsh slate roof. Lower second
build has old wood lintel over boarded door at left; square loft opening above
door: corrugated iron roof. One-storey, one-bay build adjacent has boarded
door, stone-flagged roof. Other ranges have varied openings, some blocked and
with C19 doors inserted, mostly segmental arches with voussoirs and alternate-
block jambs. Roof hipped at returns. Front gable of left range shows boulder
plinth; front gable of right range has double vehicle doors under wide
segmental arch with voussoirs, and alternate-block jambs, and flat stone lintel
over boarded door in pent extension.

Fold-yard wall c. one metre high with flat block coping has rough stone piers
flanking wide central entrance; right end abuts right range of buildings.

Listing NGR: NZ1330931767

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Source: English Heritage

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